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May 2017: Notes from the Field

This month, the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) worked with several partners on their strategies and launched its latest book under the Dream Philippines campaign. A post shared by ISA (@isacenterph) on May 4, 2017 at 8:32pm PDT ISA worked with the Climate Change Commission in developing their Division Performance and Commitment Review (DPCR) [...]

2017-07-19T06:56:29+00:00 June 1, 2017|

Beyond Change: ISA’s 2017 Fundraising Gift

One of ISA’s most anticipated events is the yearly launch of a new work by its Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Jess Estanislao. Beginning last year, ISA decided that instead of putting the book on sale as usual, it would be given as a fundraising gift for a simple campaign to enlist civic support for [...]

2017-07-19T07:03:43+00:00 May 10, 2017|

Two Philippine government institutions win global award for positive impact

The City Government of Balanga and the Philippine Navy have been named as recipients of the prestigious 2016 Palladium Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for Executing StrategyTM. These two government organizations are the fourth and fifth Philippine government institutions to be inducted into the global hall of fame, an annual search set up in 2000 [...]

2017-07-19T07:02:55+00:00 March 23, 2017|

February 2017: Notes from the Field

Our February has been packed with partner interventions and workshops. It’s also been exciting as we had our first event for the year: the 15th Governance Boot Camp. https://storify.com/isacenterph/isa-weekly-january-30-february-3

2017-07-19T07:00:45+00:00 March 7, 2017|

From the Archives: Philippine Heart Center

PHILIPPINE HEART CENTER A Nation of Healthy, Happy Hearts The Philippine Heart Center’s (PHC) mandate to expand access to specialized cardiovascular care has always been clear, and yet somewhere along the way the institution faced dwindling government support. It found itself dealing with increased competition due to the emergence of more private hospitals and stand-alone [...]

2017-07-19T07:05:18+00:00 February 9, 2017|

January 2017: Notes from the Field

We've had a busy first month of 2017 here at the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA). The team met up with partners to conduct interventions, facilitate a governance outreach initiative, and participate in international third-party evaluations.

2017-07-19T07:01:04+00:00 January 27, 2017|

Notes from the field 2016

What is it like working for a think tank that advocates for good governance? Young members of our team share their experiences and biggest learnings from the year that was. May their insights inspire us to continue our work of nation-building as we welcome 2017! Miguel Deanon, 21 Program Coordinator for Local Government [...]

2017-07-19T07:58:33+00:00 January 9, 2017|

Armed Forces of the Philippines successfully completes four-stage governance pathway with distinction

On November 29, 2016, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) underwent a public revalida for Institutionalization under the Institute for Solidarity in Asia’s (ISA) Public Governance System (PGS). Institutionalization is the fourth and final stage of the governance reform program. Presenting in the Manipula Hall, AFP Command General and Staff College, Camp General [...]

2017-07-19T07:56:56+00:00 December 8, 2016|